Today's Health News

Heavy Drinking Tied to Larger Waist Lines, Higher Stroke Risk

Higher prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors seen even for those who stop drinking heavily by age 50

Celiac Disease May Slightly Increase Mortality Risk

Increased risk seen for overall mortality and cardiovascular-, cancer-, and respiratory-related death

Genetic Testing Does Not Enhance Heart Disease Risk Prediction

Polygenic risk score associated with heart disease events, not a better predictor than standard risk factors

‘Mod’ E-Cigarette Users Smoke More Cigarettes One Year Later

Those who use mods versus vape pens smoke more than six times as many cigarettes at one-year follow-up

Majority of Physicians Report Serious Concerns About COVID-19

National survey shows concerns regarding adequacy of supplies and COVID-19 testing

Initial Invasive Strategy No Better in Stable Coronary Disease

But invasive strategy may improve angina-related status in those with coronary disease, ischemia

Heart Disease Risk Up for First-Time Mothers With Preeclampsia

Risk for myocardial infarction fourfold higher; risk for cardiovascular death about fivefold higher

Recent Decline in Heart Attacks Greater in Men Than Women

Rate declined by 4.7 percent annually in men, declined by 2.3 percent in women from 2009 to 2014

The Endocrine Society, March 28-31

The Endocrine Society 102nd Annual Meeting and Expo The annual meeting of The Endocrine Society was held virtually from March 28 to 31 and attracted...

American College of Cardiology, March 28-30

The American College of Cardiology 69th Annual Scientific Session and Expo The annual meeting of the American College of Cardiology was held virtually from March...